Book: Collaborative AI
Chapter: AI in Education and English Language Teaching: Building an AI- rich World
Chapter 2 delves into the role of AI in education, with a focus on English Language Teaching. The chapter offers a brief history of AI in education, discussing key milestones and developments. This chapter will first focus on the subtle rise of AI for assessment and
classroom management before discussing the gradual growth of support AI, like Grammarly, and the advent of powerful generative models like ChatGPT and Dall-e, which are posed to kickstart a revolution for the workplace and private life. It also introduces various AI-driven tools and applications specifically designed for ELT, examining their benefits and limitations. By exploring the emergence of AI in the educational landscape, this chapter sets the foundation for understanding AI's potential to enhance ELT practices and learning experiences.